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Best Alternative Rock Songs of the '90s

In the '90s, the Macarena and the World Wide Web were slowly making their way into homes all over the world. (Remember that lovely sound your dial-up modem made when connecting to the internet?) Folks headed to their local Blockbuster on Friday nights to rent the latest VHS release ("be kind, please rewind!").

The '90s were full of flannel and angsty teenagers. They hit up their local record shop or FYE to buy the latest and greatest alt-rock albums they could get their hands on. Listen to some of the best alt-rock songs of the '90s below.

10. Come Out and Play - The Offspring (1994)

9. Radiohead - Creep (1993)

8. Killing in the Name - Rage Against the Machine (1991)

7. Today - The Smashing Pumpkins (1993)

6. Jeremy - Pearl Jam (1991)

5. Closer - Nine Inch Nails (1994)

4. Losing My Religion - R.E.M. (1991)

3. Everlong - Foo Fighters (1997)

2. Under the Bridge - Red Hot Chili Peppers (1991)

1. Lithium - Nirvana (1991)

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